US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine.

US to `pre-position` heavy weapons along NATO`s eastern flank

The US will pre-position heavy weapons, including tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and artillery in central and eastern Europe for the first time, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday in Estonia`s capital Tallinn.

Simona Halep aims to stay cool to regain her tag as hottest newcome
Simona Halep aims to stay cool to regain her tag as hottest newcome

Simona Halep, the world number three from Romania, hopes that her Wimbledon build-up during the coming week will help make her the hottest new young player on the tour again.

Bopanna-Mergea enter Mercedes Cup final
Bopanna-Mergea enter Mercedes Cup final

Fourth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea of Romania had to sweat it out to register a three-set win over Marcin Matkowski and Nenad Zimonjic and enter the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup, here.

Northern Ireland miss chance to top Romania after goalless draw
Northern Ireland miss chance to top Romania after goalless draw

Northern Ireland were left lamenting their missed chances as they failed to leapfrog Romania at the top of their qualifying group for next year`s European Championships after a 0-0 draw at Belfast`s Windsor Park on Saturday.

Romania to expel two Tunisians for `IS propaganda`

Two Tunisians are being expelled from Romania after being accused of propagandising for the Islamic State group, the country`s security services said Friday. 

Romanian PM survives no-confidence vote amid corruption claims

Romania`s parliament on Friday rejected a motion of no-confidence in the government of Prime Minister Victor Ponta who has been embroiled in a corruption inquiry.

Romania's Cristian​ Manea joins Chelsea, Hagi's son moves to Fiorentina
Romania's Cristian​ Manea joins Chelsea, Hagi's son moves to Fiorentina

Romania`s young defender Cristian Manea has signed for Premier League champions Chelsea from FC Viitorul Constanta while his team mate Ianis Hagi is joining Serie A side Fiorentina, the club said on Thursday.

Romania MPs reject lifting PM's immunity for graft probe

Romania's parliament refused today to lift Prime Minister Victor Ponta's immunity and allow anti-corruption prosecutors to investigate him on suspicion of wrongdoing.

Romania MPs reject lifting PM`s immunity for graft probe

Romania`s parliament voted Tuesday against stripping Prime Minister Victor Ponta of his immunity, as called for by anti-graft prosecutors who want to proceed with a corruption case against him.

Romania PM calls graft probe `coup d`etat`

Romania`s Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Sunday called corruption allegations against him tantamount to a "coup d`etat" and again vowed he would not resign.

Jihadist group says holding kidnapped Romanian

North African jihadist group Al-Murabitoun said it was holding a Romanian mineworker who was kidnapped in Burkina Faso last month, in an audio message released Monday by Mauritanian media.

Romanian worker kidnapped from Burkina Faso mine: Security sources

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped a Romanian security guard from a mine in northern Burkina Faso and fled with him towards the border with Mali, security sources in both countries said.

Romania to expel seven for recruiting for al Qaeda, Islamic State militants

Romania will expel seven foreign nationals accused of recruiting members for the Islamic State group and al Qaeda and propagating their ideas in the eastern European country, officials said on Saturday.

Romania to expel seven for recruiting for al Qaeda, IS

Romania will expel seven foreign nationals accused of recruiting members for the Islamic State group and al Qaeda and propagating their ideas in the eastern European country, officials said on Saturday.

Romania`s richest man jailed

Romania`s richest main, Ioan Niculae, the billionaire head of an agro-industrial conglomerate, was sentenced Thursday to two and a half years in prison for his involvement in illegal financing of the 2009 presidential campaign.

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka battles into third round
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka battles into third round

Swiss defending champion Stan Wawrinka was taken to two tiebreak sets before downing Romania`s Marius Copil to reach the third round at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Fourth seed Wawrinka won 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in 2hr 16min and will now play Finnish journeyman Jarkko Nieminen.

Chinese teams advance to TT team World Cup semis
Chinese teams advance to TT team World Cup semis

The Chinese women's team defeated Romania and will encounter Singapore in the semi-finals of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) team World Cup here while the Chinese men's team will meet Chinese Taipei after beating Brazil.

US to station 150 armoured vehicles in Europe

The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armoured vehicles in Europe for use by US forces training there, according to a US military commander.

Struggling Romanian city symbolises post-communist era

On the 25th anniversary of the execution of the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, life in the small Romanian port town of Zimnicea is defined by poverty, corruption and, remarkably, a yearning for communist days.